The Museum of History in Nerja, a new attraction

As from the past 6th of December, on the National Constitution Day, Nerja hosts a new touristic and cultural attraction, its first Museum of History, a facility in which the Nerja Cave Foundation has invested over five million euros since the project began in 2006. The premises offers the visitors a very visual and audible tour, with several archaeological pieces found in the consecutive excavations made on the inside of the Nerja Cave since its discovery on the 12th of January 1959.

In this way, the Foundation’s forecast of visitors is set at approximately a hundred thousand people to pass through this building each year, that is situated in the central Plaza de España, which means almost one out of four that visit the cave. The entrance to the Museum, that is planned to be a live area with temporary exhibitions and cultural events, costs six euros, and the fee combined with the cave, 12.5 euros. In these first weeks, the influx of visitors has been constant, although there still aren’t official figures available.

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Malaga will renew the agreement with Halcon Viajes and will seal an alliance with Turkish Airlines in Fitur

fitur 2012New touristic products and more alliances with operators to consolidate and reach new markets. These are the axles on which the promotional display, that the town hall of Malaga has launched, will go around due to the upcoming International Tourism Fair of Madrid (Fitur), which will begin next Wednesday the 18th. Malaga’s Councillor of Economy and Tourism, Carolina España, announced yesterday that in this event, they will be renewing the agreement with Halcon Viajes to promote tourist packages of Semana Santa (Spain’s Holy Week), an offer that was launched successfully last year. She also highlighted that in this occasion this operator will also be adding specific products to advertise the carnival. [ Read more ]

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The museum that relates the history of Nerja since the Palaeolithic Era opens its doors

Nerja’s history museum, an area that will allow locals and tourists to take a tour through the history of this town in the province of Malaga, from the Palaeolithic Era to the tourist boom in the 1960’s, will open its doors to the public this Tuesday, coinciding with the celebration of the Constitution Day. [ Read more ]

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Air France will launch routes from Malaga and Seville to Toulouse in April

The flights from Malaga airport will depart on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Air France Airbus A320

As from the following 1st of April, the French airline Air France will begin to operate both routes from Seville and Malaga to Toulouse, an investment of the company in the Spanish market. There will be four flights a week from Seville and three from Malaga. [ Read more ]

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Christmas in Malaga 2011-2012

Malaga christmasFrom the first days of December the streets and main squares in Malaga fill with lights and colours. A spectacular Christmas decoration that welcomes a very pleasant walk. [ Read more ]

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A total of 5.500 skiers enjoyed their first weekend of the season in Sierra Nevada

A total of 5.500 skiers enjoyed their first weekend of the season in Granada’s Ski and Mountain resort, Sierra Nevada, of which its winter season 2011-2012 began this past Saturday with up to 40 kms of snow to ski on. Sources of Cetursa have informed Europa Press that this Sunday “another slope has been added”, so there was really 41 kms of snow, “in other words, an area four times larger than the usual opening average, which is 10.2 kms”. [ Read more ]

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Iberia pilots call for a general strike in December

This way they protest against the creation of Iberia Express, which they consider to be the low cost airline of British Airways. Iberia Strike The Spanish Union of Airline Pilots in Iberia has confirmed that they will be going on strike in December to protest against the creation of Iberia Express, according to the Union’s manager, Justo Peral, in a meeting with the press… [ Read more ]

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Fuengirola improves with the signposting of historical and cultural spots

Some of the plaques are accessible to the visually impaired as they include text in Braille and all the information is available in two languages: Spanish and English

The municipality of Fuengirola, in Malaga province, has improved its touristic image by incorporating new signposts of historical and cultural points. This informative system will be extending to other municipalities on the Costa del Sol to gain a homogeneous image and reinforce the coast as a tourist destination. [ Read more ]

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The best time to travel to Malaga and the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol in the Andalusian province of Malaga has to offer many things throughout the year. When is the best time to travel to Malaga depends entirely on what you want to do during your holidays.

Best weather for Malaga beach holiday on the beach or the pool are the months from mid-June to mid-September. During these months there is fair-weather guarantee and endless sunshine in the blue sky. Also beginning May / June and until well into October is beach season with very pleasant temperatures; this time of the year is more suitable for people who cannot tolerate such great heat. [ Read more ]

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Many ways to experience the Costa del Sol, Malaga

While most tourists opting for holidays on the Costa del Sol associate the name of this popular holiday destination with sun and beach, the tourism offer in this province bathed in sunshine and mild climate is actually quite comprehensive. Let’s take a brief tour of the various proposals on how to make the most of your stay on the Costa del Sol. [ Read more ]

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